The Girl from Hollywood. Edgar Rice BURROUGHS.

The Girl from Hollywood. New York: Macaulay Co., (1923).

First Edition, Early Issue. P. J. Monahan dustjacket art. The creator of Tarzan's only Hollywood fiction title, and one that rails against the Hollywood lifestyle, including the use and trafficking of cocaine and other narcotics which was already in the 1920's becoming a scandal in contemporary America. Found in Anthony Slide's Hollywood Novel, but missed by Hubin, despite its clear criminal content. This is the presumed earliest printing of this title with yellow-green cover lettering and frontis stating: "The director's eyes snapped....'Only a camera man and myself are here.'" In early state of the colorful dustjacket with the rear panel entirely promoting Elinor Glyn's newest novel "It" which was copyrighted and published in early 1927 allowing the film version to be released in the same year. The dustjacket's front flap describes The Girl From Hollywood and the rear flap promotes another Glyn title, Love's Blindness (1926). Spine depicts the Macaulay shield of arms with an arm and knife above. Near Fine-Fine bright copy in a bright Very Good plus example of the dustjacket with extremely shallow chips to spine ends and few flap corners.

Price: $2,000.00

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